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Sample sentences for the GRE study word brunt

brunt can be used as a noun

1.We must march my darlings, we must bear the brunt of danger. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
2.It is the very last thing I would stand the brunt of just now. - from Emma by Jane Austen
3.And in the brunt of seventeen battles sinc. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
4.This had received the brunt of our fire and seemed to be entirely unmanned, as not a moving figure was visible upon her decks. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
5.He grew still more irritable, and it was Princess Mary who generally bore the brunt of his frequent fits of unprovoked anger. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
6.We, o'er the shades thrown prostrate by the brunt Of the heavy tempest passing, set our feet Upon their emptiness, that substance seem'd. - from The Divine Comedy, Complete by Dante Alighieri
7.He had not done so for fear Princess Mary should ask her father to give his consent, irritating him and having to bear the brunt of his displeasure without attaining her object. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

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